Response from Global Affairs Canada Regarding Prof. Hoodfar

Here you can find more information about the response received from Global Affairs Canada regarding the statement issued by the Iranian Canadian Congress about Prof. Hoodfar's arrest in Iran:

The Board of Directors of the Iranian Canadian Congress issued a statement on June 13th, 2016 about the arrest of Prof. Homa Hoodfar in Iran. 

This statement was also sent to Minister Dion's office by Bijan Ahmadi, the President of the Iranian Canadian Congress. In his email to Minister Dion, Bijan Ahmadi, requested the Department of Global Affairs to pursue Prof. Hoodfar's case actively and with the utmost care. 

The official response from Global Affairs Canada was received on July 4, 2016. Click here to read the official response received from Global Affairs Canada

Please note that ICC also discussed the case of Prof. Hoodfar and Mr. Saeed Malekpour in a teleconference with Parliamantary Secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs), Mr. Omar Alghabra. Click here to read the full report about this teleconference. 






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